Teacher Review for Google Earth

Interactive, visual stimulation that can be used to virtually tour the world.

Edwina L.
Technology coordinator
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My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with General
How I Use It
The application was used to model the setting of a unit. Student were able to make an immediate connection to the story characteristics. This was done with adult assistance. For younger students this application is difficult to navigate. It is complex and does not provide user friendly instructions
My Take
Google Earth provided an opportunity to go beyond the walls of the classroom and create a learning experience that allows students to critically think and create new knowledge.